3. Case Study PCBs, PCDDs & PCDFs in China
- Industrial production started from 1965 and ceased at 1974
- 10,000 tonnes produced during that periods
- Two different types of Chinese commercial PCBs PCB3 and PCB5, which are similar to Aroclor 1242 and 1254 respectively
- Pentachlorobiphenyl is still applied as one of the additives in the manufacture of paint today.
- Starting from 1985, more than 2000 transforms have been demolished.